Tag: Veterans Affairs

VAPIHCS aims to ensure all have a positive experience with Veterans Affairs

VAPIHCS aims to ensure all have a positive experience with Veterans Affairs

| November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On this Veterans Day, we honor the contributions and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have served this great nation, by expressing our sincerest
thanks and appreciation for their selfless service.

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VAPIHCS hospital star rating shows modest improvements

VAPIHCS hospital star rating shows modest improvements

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 3, 2018, VA released its end of fiscal year 2018 (FY2018) hospital Star ratings, which evaluate and benchmark quality of care delivery at VA medical centers (VAMCs) across the nation.

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VAPIHCS recognizes November’s National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

VAPIHCS recognizes November’s National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM)

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

During the month of November, VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) to recognize and honor caregivers of Veterans: our nation’s unsung heroes.

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Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 2010, when President Obama pledged to end veteran homelessness in ten years, I cynically thought it was an empty political promise during a time when it was popular to support military issues. But don’t you know, he nearly did it.

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Have you looked at an overview of the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

Have you looked at an overview of the Post 9/11 GI Bill?

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since 1944, the GI Bill has helped millions of Veterans pay for college, graduate school, and training programs. Under this bill, qualifying Veterans and their family members can get money to cover all or some of the costs for school or training.

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VA announces extension, expansion of contract with TriWest for community care

VA announces extension, expansion of contract with TriWest for community care

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Oct. 2, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has reached an agreement with TriWest Health Care Alliance (TriWest) on a one-year extension of its current coverage of the Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) and Veterans Choice Program (VCP).

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VA lists storm closures

VA lists storm closures

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The VA has released the following information. For the Hawaiian Islands, the following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 12:

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Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

Team Hawaii leaves for 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Veteran Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System (VAPIHCS) bids aloha to Veteran athletes who will compete at the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games. 

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VA to improve access to health care services in the Pacific Islands

VA to improve access to health care services in the Pacific Islands

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

n response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO), “Improving Access to Health Care Services in the Pacific Islands,” the Veterans Affairs Health Care System (VAPIHCS) released the following statement.

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Service members could get 0 percent interest on student loans

Service members could get 0 percent interest on student loans

| March 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Department of Defense is collaborating with the Departments of Education (ED) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to educate service members and veterans about a significant student loan benefit based on their military service.

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